Taught course

Nursing (Children's) with NMC Registration

University of Derby · College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

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Entry requirements

Applicants will need:

  • Grade C (or Grade 4) maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Honours degree 2:2 or above
  • 450 hors of work experience (equivalent to 12 full-time (37.5 hrs weeks) in a service user context obtained in the last five years

Months of entry


Course content

  • This is a flexible course with routes to both Postgraduate Diploma and the full MSc possible within just two years of full-time study
  • Both the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc routes lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council at the end of the two year course, as long as you meet the NMC’s requirements.
  • This course is underpinned by the desire to deliver kind, compassionate nursing care. Gain essential practical experience on a range of clinical placements in a range of Children’s settings including, acute inpatient, community, private and voluntary sector, and schools.
  • The course will equip you with vital nursing skills and our use of clinical supervision throughout the course will enable you to develop resilience and reflective practice.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9250 per year
International students
£14,700 per year

Funding your studies

Find out more about fees, postgraduate loans and support you may be entitled to.

Alumni discount for Derby graduates

We offer a discount on postgraduate course fees for all Derby alumni.

Scholarships and bursaries

We also offer a number of funding opportunities for all International students, including discounts, scholarships and bursaries.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Full-time: two years (with an optional third year part-time).

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167